Began in the 1st Century as a chapel, the construction of the present Gothic temple was initiated in 1928. The 16th-century ... More
Began in the 1st Century as a chapel, the construction of the present Gothic temple was initiated in 1928. The 16th-century crucifix of the Christ of Lepanto, the crypt of Santa Eulàlia, the patron saint of Barcelona, and the neighborhood Claustro (cloister) are all appreciated by art historians. Catedral de la Santa Creu i Santa Eulàlia or Cathedral of Barcelona is truly a sight to marvel.
This place is so spectacular that I have to say that it is a "must seen" in Barcelona. It is still under construction now, but it is amazing already. Make sure you take the stairs (sorry, I don't recall how many steps, but a lot for sure) inside the tower. That is a good execrise with a good view.
This is architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner's most important work. Started in 1902, construction was finally completed by his son
in 1930. Once a thriving hospital complex, the building houses 48 wards, all decorated with mosaics, sculptures and murals, ...
December 13th is the feast day of Santa Llucia, patron saint of fashion designers and blind people, who gather at
the Santa Llucia chapel in the cathedral to pay their respects. Outside the cathedral you'll find market stalls selling ...
For centuries, Casa del Degà was home for deans of the cathedral. This 14th century house next door to Casa
de l'Ardiaca faced a tragedy in 1420 when the structure was damaged. One of the deans, Jaume Estela, commissioned ...